10th Anniversary Gravediggers' Ball - October 24, 2014

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The special 10th Anniversary of the Annual Gravediggers' Ball will be held on October 24, 2014 at the Crystal Tea Room in Center City, Philadelphia. Join us for a festive night that will feature a tapas style dinner with complimentary wine, raffle, live and silent auction and fantastic live music by Big Ric Rising, one of Philadelphia's finest dance bands.

Today, Laurel Hill Cemetery, stands as the first cemetary in the United States to be honored with the designation of National Historic Landmark.The Gravediggers' Ball raises direct funds for the Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery, a nonprofit organization that works to preserve, interpret and promote the site for which it exists. Since its establishment in 1836, Laurel Hill Cemetery has been maintained as a free and fully accessible educational, environmental and recreational resource for both nearby communities and faraway visitors. It has served equally as a place of enjoyment for the living and one of peaceful rest for the dead for over 175 years. 

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When: October 24, 2014

7pm - 12am

Where: Crystal Tea Room 

100 E Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Women's Way 12th Annual Fall Gala - October 24, 2014

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The Fall Gala is an elegant celebration that caters to the highest-level supporters of WOMEN’S WAY and the regions most well-respected business leaders and philanthropists. Tickets to this exclusive event start at $350 per person. The evening includes networking and a silent auction amidst the exotic halls of the Academy, filled with mammals, birds and butterflies, followed by dinner and dancing inside Dinosaur Hall with the largest predator ever to walk on earth, Tyrannosaurus rex.

WOMEN’S WAY will also host a special VIP reception, exclusively for patron and above level ticket holders ($650+) and select corporate partners from 6:30—7:30 PM. The VIP reception will include a private tour and chocolate tasting at the Academy of Natural Sciences East Coast premiere of Chocolate: The Exhibition. Chocolate reveals aspects of this sumptuous sweet that you’ve never thought about before. Guests will explore the plant, the products, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of science, history, and popular culture, all while enjoying champagne and hors d'oeuvres.

The Gala is a critical fundraising event for WOMEN’S WAY and generates vital revenue that strengthens our core program areas of grantmaking, public education and advocacy and, in turn, helps create a region safer, healthier and more promising for women and girls.

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Since 1977, WOMEN'S WAY has been a trusted and powerful advocate for women and girls. As the leading philanthropy, advocacy and education organization for women in the Greater Philadelphia region, we are at the forefront of identifying needs, sharing knowledge and building awareness to challenge social inequities and empower women. At WOMEN’S WAY we ultimately envision an engaged society in which women and girls have achieved economic equity, safety, and reproductive freedom, and have unfettered access to opportunity.

When: Friday, October 24, 2014 

7:30 - Midnight

Where: Academy of Natural Science 

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Big Ric Rising at the Deborah Hospital Gala – November 8, 2014

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Save the date! Big Ric Rising will play at Deborah Heart and Lung Center Hospital's 9th Annual Red Tie Gala held on November 8, 2014. Come out to support a fantastic cause and enjoy dinner, dancing, auctions and raffles. Proceeds from this event will go to support specialized patient care at Deborah Hospital.

The Deborah Hospital Foundation prides itself on alliances with individuals, corporations, labor organizations, service organizations, and foundations all of which work together to ensure our philosophy of “there can be no price on life” will always be upheld.Today, DEBORAH Hospital Foundation’s efforts continue as we recieve support through Annual Giving, Major and Planned Gifts, Corporate and Foundation Grants, and Special Events, as well as countless other community-inspired activities. Now, more than ever, our accomplishments are critical to the well-being of thousands of families.

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When: November 8, 2014 

Where: Hyatt at Penns Landing 

 201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Back2Life at the Daylesford Abbey’s 46th Annual Dinner Dance - November 21, 2014

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Daylesford Abbey’s 46th Annual Dinner Dance will be held on Friday, November 21st, at its beautiful and spacious new location, Aronimink Golf Club, in Newtown Square from 6 to 11 p.m. The event includes a silent auction, a 50-50 raffle, dinner with complimentary wine, and dancing to live entertainment by BVTLive!'s Back2Life. Come bid on great vacation getaways, golf foursomes, gift certificates to the area’s finest restaurants and delightful gift baskets. All proceeds benefit the Abbey’s mission activities.

For more information or an invitation, please contact Franne & Bob Lytle at 610-431-3969 or Jeanne Byrne at the Abbey’s development office: 610-647-2530, ext. 118.

When: November 21, 2014

Where: Aronimink Golf Club

3600 Saint Davids Rd, Newtown Square, PA 19073

10th Annual Liberty Ball: A Knight for the Kids - January 24, 2015

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The Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association is hosting The 10th Annual Liberty Ball: A Knight for the Kids on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. Proceeds from the black-tie optional event will support the efforts of the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) to raise money for its sole beneficiary, The Four Diamonds Fund at the Hershey Medical Center. Since its inception in 2005, the Liberty Ball has raised over $100,000 for THON to help conquer pediatric cancer. The event will feature live entertainment, silent auctions, raffles, touching stories from Four Diamonds families, dinner and dancing. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

When: January 24, 2015

7:00pm - 12:00am

Where: Crystal Tea Room

100 E Penn Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107